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Ranken Technical College Overview

Located in Saint Louis, Missouri, Ranken Technical College is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Saint Louis makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Ranken Technical College Known For?

701 Undergraduate Awards
  • Students at Ranken Technical College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at Ranken Technical College is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2019-2020 academic year, 63% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Ranken Technical College makes roughly $54,941 a year. This is 35% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Ranken Technical College Rankings

According to our 2023 analysis, Ranken Technical College is ranked #184 out of 2,018 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 43 colleges in Missouri, it is ranked at #4.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Ranken Technical College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Best Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Ranken Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Architectural Engineering Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Environmental Control Technology Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Computer Engineering Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Electronics Maintenance & Repair Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Engineering Technologies Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Precision Metal Working Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Ranken Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools College Factual
#1 Best Precision Metal Working Schools College Factual
#1 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Schools College Factual
#1 Best Electronics Maintenance & Repair Schools College Factual
#2 Best Precision Production Schools College Factual
#10 Best Engineering Technologies Schools College Factual

Where Is Ranken Technical College?


Contact details for Ranken Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4431 Finney Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63113-2811
Phone: 314-371-0236

How Do I Get Into Ranken Technical College?

You can apply to Ranken Technical College online at:

Since Ranken Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Ranken Technical College?

75% Take Out Loans
4.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Ranken Technical College, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $6,319 a year. That adds up to $25,276 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ranken Technical College is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Ranken Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,337 Full-Time Undergraduates
8% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,823 undergraduate students at Ranken Technical College, with 1,337 being full-time and 486 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,337 full-time undergraduates at Ranken Technical College, 92% are male and 8% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Ranken Technical College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 213
Hispanic or Latino 54
White 874
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 176

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Ranken Technical College. At this time, 5 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Ranken Technical College

103 Took All Classes Online
1,203 Took At Least One Class Online
2,508.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,203 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ranken Technical College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 50th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Ranken Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Ranken Technical College was 2,508.8%. This is the #53 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Ranken Technical College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Ranken Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 17 76 20 0 113
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 36 69 0 0 105
Computer Engineering Technology 13 86 0 0 99
Precision Metal Working 36 25 25 0 86
Environmental Control Technology 47 20 2 0 69
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 22 33 0 0 55
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 49 0 49
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 22 26 0 0 48
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 6 0 10 16
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 14 0 0 14
Carpentry 6 8 0 0 14
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 10 10
Computer Programming 0 9 0 0 9
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 9 0 0 0 9
Building Management & Inspection 5 0 0 0 5
Information Technology 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 213 372 96 20 701


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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